This is the secret interrogation record of 1 suspect. With 21 pieces of evidence. Accused of seriously stirring up the status quo. All compiled to 1 transformation story about the suspect’s attitudes, advice, and aspirations as a true leader by example.
The case of Michael Dessagne
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person suspected of dropping out after an elite business training and a promising corporate career to seek adventure in the outdoors and becoming an activity guide and nature wildlife photographer. [cto]
Title: Activity guide in Lapland, but I used to be the Innovation Officier of a big company
Location: Overtornea in Swedish Lapland
Incident: Seri. Transf./ Lead. by Ex./ Dist. of StaQuo
Disposition: very active
File No: 21/2022/X/0062
Statement: YOLO (You Only Live Once)
HOW TO READ THIS
This is the evidence table, the special commission of the SHIFT has gathered in this case. Here you can find all the circumstantial evidence that contributed to the conviction of the perpetrator.
In addition to extensive visual material, descriptions of the course of events, the case contains all the interrogation protocols.
Also listen to the original recording of the interrogation questions by a SHIFT special agent.
Are you the “here and now” or “dream about the future” kind of person?
WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON
What is your FUC*?
*frequently uttered concern
To waste time. Life is so short
FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN
THE INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER
Tobias Burkhardt is chair of the S.H.I.F.T Committee, lead investigator and executive director of the Shiftschool – all in one. Here you can find more useful pieces of information about his hustle and bustle.
YOLO (You Only Live Once)
Decide if the following statements are a curse or a blessing, there is no maybe.
THERE IS NO SUCH THING!
What does your morning (routine) look like?
Start by heating up the car. Breakfast and coffee (I cannot talk to someone before coffee). Putting up 5 layers of clothes and drive to work on a snowy road
100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE
What’s your insider tip for the most underrated website?
DIGITAL DARK HORSE
Previous hair colors
Always dark hair, sometimes turning white when I am outside long and it is -30 degrees.
AT THE HAIR SALON
THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE
This law should exist:
Whoever has the freedom to chose, has the obligation to make choices
ABOVE THE LAW
Complete the following sentences!
Perseverance is mandatory. Nothing good comes easy.
Responsibility is to deal with the consequences of your choices.
Vulnerability is not necessarily a bad thing.
Gratitude is a daily chore. Don't take anything for granted.
Curiosity is Something to treasure in your adult life, never loose it!
THE MISSING PIECE
What’s something you have been doing wrong all your life until recently?
The way I behaved with dogs. I was afraid of them, so I decided to take care of 45 huskies to get rid of this fear.
NOTE TO SELF
How much would you pay yourself per hour?
It depends for what... For my current job, I would almost do it for free most of the days.
A REAL BARGAIN
Top 5 character features:
Gentle, Happy, Creative, Adventurous, Energetic
MATCHLESS MENTAL MEASUREMENT
THIS CASE IS ONE OF S.H.I.F.T.’S MOST SERIOUS CASES
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What are three things you want to learn next?
1. Camping in arctic environment
2. Snowboarding behind a snowmobile
3. Creating an online shop
LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE
What’s the best question you have ever been asked?
A milionnaire asking me how to be happy when I looked like a Hobo (I was hiking through the US). It made me question why I was so happy and what I wanted in life.
THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL
Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?
THE UNBUCKET LIST
Which film role would you like to play?
What is it like to be you?
WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR
How can you measure whether an idea is good or bad?
Will it make someone happier in the end ?
FOOLS AND TOOLS
Switching from one state to another to become better / smarter / happier. Caution : It has to be necessary! Not everything needs to be transformed...
What question would you like to ask your fear?
How do I get rid of you ?